Dave and Violet
Written by Sarah Adams
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Dave and Violet by Sarah AdamsViolet's best friend is Dave the dragon. Dave is very friendly and helpful, but he is also very shy. And whenever he meets other people, he simply goes red and spouts flames, scaring them away. So despite Violet's help, Dave wonders if he will ever fit in. But then one day his special abilities come to the rescue in a damp situation. This delightful story of friendship and uniqueness is the second picture book by the creator of Gary and Ray and will inspire conversations about shyness, difference and inclusion..
-with its woodcut effect and retro colour palette - makes this book truly distinctive. And children will love watching Dave blow his top! ABC - Kent A simple story about difference, shyness and friendship, illustrated with bold, distinctive linocuts. Armadillo Magazine My 2-year-old daughter loved the repetition of poor Dave getting hotter and redder, then whoosh! I loved the fantastic style and colour of Adams' 'retro
'Rosie's Walk'. There is a happy ending... Juno This very simple story with its positive message about friendship and belonging should encourage discussions about shyness, being different and fitting in. School Librarian Read this colourful tale to discover what happens and to see whether Dave ever overcomes his shyness. Ibby Link In this endearing tale, Violet tries her best to help Dave overcome his shyness. Adams's woodcut-style illustrations offer a real feeling of texture, as does her use of strong colour, which makes the visual text jump off the page. Adams also captures the emotions of the characters very well, especially Dave. Bookfest Ireland - Recommended Reading Guide'
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